When Eliakim Elmer was born on April 30, 1764, in Sharon, Connecticut, his father, David, was 39 and his mother, Jemima, was 33. He married Lois Merrill on January 18, 1789, in his hometown. They had seven children in 22 years. He died on April 12, 1834, in Le Roy, New York, at the age of 69.
Col. [Samuel] Elmer told them they did not spell the name right; that it was not Elmer, but Elmore. The old gentleman would never change, but the boys ever after wrote it Elmore, according to his granddaughter Julia C. (Elmore) Hulbert.
There is a direct ancestral relationship. Eliakim (Elmer) Elmore is the great, great grand son of Edward Elmer.
We can't call this relationship DNA-Confirmed, Confident, or Uncertain because one or more parent-child relationships in the connection are unmarked or non-biological.
Eliakim is the son of David Elmer [unknown confidence]
David is the son of Jonathan Elmer DNA confirmed
Jonathan is the son of Samuel Elmer DNA confirmed
Samuel is the son of Edward Elmer DNA confirmed
This trail tells us that Edward is the second great grandfather of Eliakim.
30 April 1764 • Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States 
18 January 1789 • Eliakim married Lois Merrill in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States 
Eliakim and Lois had children:
Samuel Merrill Elmore 1790–1868
Julia Curtice Elmore 1795–1883
Solyman Elmore 1798–1799
Solyman Elmore 1801–1882
Jonathan Jenner Elmore 1805–1892
Sabrina Elmore 1808–1891
Albert Elmore 1812–1883
1790 • Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States 
1800 • Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States 
1810 • Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States 
1820 • Western, Oneida, New York, United States 
12 April 1834 • Le Roy, Genesee, New York, United States 
Source: S178 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1820 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010; Repository: #R4
ELIAKIM ELMORE, (fourth generation), fourth son of David Elmore, and brother of William Curtis Elmore, b. Sharon Conn., April 30, 1764. On January 18, 1789, m. Lois Merrill (who was b. Hartford, Conn., August 7, 1770), and d. LeRoy, N.Y., April 12, 1834.
N396History of the Elmore Family with Biographical Notes, "My father was an Allopathic physician. In his early practice he kept pest-houses for small-pox; and when Dr. Jenner found that the cow-pox prevented taking the small-pox, father went to Boston and learned of Dr. Waterhouse (who had received instructions from Dr. Jenner), and was one of the first to vaccinate in the United States. * * * Father died about fifty years ago; his name was Eliakim. (Jonathan Jenner Elmore, under date April 16, 1880) History of the Elmore Family with Biographical Notes, "My father's name was Eliakim. Our family had gone West to Genesee County before he died. (Solyman Elmore)"
This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Elmer-1623 was created by Robert Elmore through the import of Elmore.ged on Jan 8, 2015.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eliakim by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: